Car Battery Replacement at your home or office in Cape Coral.

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5/5

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Zachary

15 years of experience
31 reviews
Zachary
15 years of experience
Zachary came to my house on a timely manner. He help me with my battery and was kind respectful. He explained everthing very well. I would recommend him to any one.
Zach maintained a professional approach while also keeping in mind my situation. He definitely exceeded my expectations.

Mario

18 years of experience
100 reviews
Mario
18 years of experience
Mario is an outstanding, knowledgable and thorough mechanic. Very professional and very personable. I feel lucky that by chance Mario was my mechanic and now will request him and refer him, and Your Mechanic, to anyone I know that needs auto repair. Very pleased!!
Great person and mechanic!

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
great!
Extremely knowledgeable individual. 7:00 a.m. appointment, called the night before and was perfectly on time. The entire experience with this company was phenomenal.

William

18 years of experience
129 reviews
William
18 years of experience
Very knowledgeable, and friendly. Did a great job! I would absolutely recommend him to anyone else.

Richard

19 years of experience
222 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Courteous and efficient.

Kenneth

18 years of experience
487 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Did good job but charged more than estimate without getting approval beforehand

Patrick

31 years of experience
1032 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Very quick and convenient!

Sean

21 years of experience
2 reviews
Sean
21 years of experience
Sean was wonderful and very professionally!

Grzegorz

39 years of experience
472 reviews
Grzegorz
39 years of experience
On time, professional, and as fast and high quality as you can be.

Anthony

31 years of experience
62 reviews
Anthony
31 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and professional Many thanks Anthony!


How much does Car Battery Replacement cost in Cape Coral?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Cape Coral. Our mechanics in Cape Coral are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Cape Coral.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Jeep Patriot $192 $111.79 $79.99 12% $219.29
2013 Mazda CX-9 $191 $111.24 $79.99 12% $218.74
2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $206 $126.39 $79.99 11% $233.89
2012 Lincoln MKZ $200 $120.41 $79.99 12% $227.91
2015 BMW 328i $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42
2006 BMW M6 $244 $163.92 $79.99 10% $271.42

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Car Battery Replacement Service

What are car batteries and how do they work?

A car battery is an energy storage device that relies on a chemical reaction within the battery to produce electricity. The stored electrical energy is used to initially operate the starter motor, ignition system, and fuel system on your vehicle. Once your car engine is running, the alternator supplies the electricity needed for all vehicle systems and charges the battery to replace the electric energy used when starting a car.

Most electric vehicles have a traction battery which is in addition to the standard 12 volt battery that is used to start the car engine. Traction batteries also convert chemical energy to supply electrical energy but operate at higher voltages and often are monitored by the PCM (Powertrain Control Module).

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When to replace a car battery?

  • Your car doesn’t start. A new battery has a specified capacity to provide power. This capacity is referred to as the cranking amps rating of the battery. As a battery ages, the actual amps that a battery can supply becomes lower than its original rating Once the cranking amps fall below a critical threshold, it will be difficult or impossible to start your car.
  • Battery or charging system warning light is illuminated. Should a battery or charging system warning light illuminate, a mechanic should perform a few basic tests to determine if a battery replacement is needed.
  • Electrical components don’t work. Once a battery has started to fail, and the voltage produced by the battery drops, then vehicle electrical components can malfunction, such as the security system. If you are experiencing electrical malfunctions, it’s a smart idea to have the battery tested.

How do mechanics replace the battery?

  • A temporary power source might be installed to avoid the possibility of losing radio presets or stored data in the PCM while the battery is out. When the battery is already completely dead, this step is unnecessary.
  • The vehicle’s negative cable is removed from the battery, followed by the positive cable. The battery tie down system is loosened and the old battery removed.
  • Cable ends and wiring are carefully inspected to ensure cleanliness and no corrosion. In some cases, corrosion can be extreme and the cable may need to be replaced or wiring repaired.
  • The new battery is installed and the tie down system is reinstalled. Anti-corrosion compound is applied to the battery terminals. The positive terminal is reconnected followed by the negative terminal.
  • Some vehicles, for example some models of BMW, VW, and Audi, may require PCM programming to input battery parameters. This step, performed using a specialized scan tool, is necessary to maximize battery life and prevent electrical system malfunctions.
  • The car is started and charging system output is measured and compared against the factory OEM specification to ensure that the new battery will properly recharge. Generally, charging output will be in the range of 13.8 to 14.8 volts but the exact specifications vary by make and model.

Is it safe to drive with a battery problem?

Yes, but if you have a weak battery you might be left stranded somewhere if the battery dies completely and you cannot start your car. A faulty battery may also needlessly overload the alternator and could adversely affect the operation of the vehicle’s electrical system, including the vehicle security system and the shift interlock.

When replacing the battery keep in mind:

  • The quality of the electrical connections to the battery posts is important. Connections must be clean, free of corrosion and properly tightened.
  • Batteries store a large amount of energy and if short-circuited a battery could explode and can create intense discharges that can damage your eyesight. Insulated tools should be used to attach cabling to battery terminals. Otherwise, the battery’s positive cable can be shorted to ground or the positive and negative posts can be directly shorted. Batteries can only be safely installed from a positive terminal to positive wiring and from a negative terminal to body ground. If the polarity is reversed damage will likely occur to the vehicle’s electrical system.
  • Generally, a car battery will have a service life of 4 to 7 years. If a load test on a battery reveals a significant reduction in the capacity of the battery to provide power, you should buy a new battery rather than wait for the old battery to fail completely.
  • Batteries should only be disconnected if the engine is off and the alternator is not running. Disconnecting a car battery while the alternator is running can cause a voltage spike that will damage sensitive electronic components in the vehicle, such as the PCM.

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